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Victoria Park Wading Pool Opens for Summer

Victoria Park Wading Pool Opens for Summer

| 2015/07/24

As of this week, the wading pool in Victoria Park is now open for the rest of the summer. Located at 487 Brock St., Victoria Park’s wading pool will be open daily from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (weather-permitting). This will be the wading pool’s final season. “As we moved forward with plans to improve [...]

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Vote for Your Favourite Garden to Win Kingston Blooms

Vote for Your Favourite Garden to Win Kingston Blooms

| 2015/07/22

Kingston’s green thumbs have submitted photos of their gardens for your consideration. “Kingston gardeners add so much beauty to Kingston summers. Show them your appreciation by making time to view and vote on their hard work,” says Sue Hitchcock, assistant supervisor recreation programs, special events. Go to CityofKingston.ca/GetInvolved to vote for your favourite garden in [...]

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Queen’s Near Top 1 Percent of World’s Degree-Granting Institutions

Queen’s Near Top 1 Percent of World’s Degree-Granting Institutions

| 2015/07/17

The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) has released its 2015 international rankings, with Queen’s University rated 284th out of 25,000 degree-granting institutions worldwide. That was slightly down from last year, when Queen’s was in 277th place. In a Queen’s News post about the release, Alan Harrison, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic), said “While it is [...]

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Drowning Prevention Week Activities to Promote Water Safety

Drowning Prevention Week Activities to Promote Water Safety

| 2015/07/16

City offering variety of activities between July 19 and July 24

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Family and Children’s Services Posts “Horror Movie” to Help Kids

Family and Children’s Services Posts “Horror Movie” to Help Kids

| 2015/07/08

It comes every year. There’s no way to stop it. You can’t run. You can’t hide. It’s WINTER – and, although there’s nothing that can be done to prevent it, the Family and Children’s Services of Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (FACSFLA) have produced a fun video highlighting those cold weather horrors, while enabling you to [...]

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Addiction and Mental Health Agency Announces New CEO

Addiction and Mental Health Agency Announces New CEO

| 2015/07/08

Newly amalgamated regional agency, Addiction and Mental Health Services – Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (AMHS-KFLA), announces the appointment of its Founding CEO, Don Seymour. Relocating from London, ON and leaving his current role of CEO at CMHA Middlesex, Don Seymour brings with him over 20 years of leadership experience, with a focus on planning, [...]

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United Way Volunteers Receive Ontario Service Awards

United Way Volunteers Receive Ontario Service Awards

| 2015/07/03

Every year, the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship Immigration and Trade hosts receptions in communities across the province to recognize individuals for their years of continued volunteer service with not-for-profit organizations. This year, nine local United Way KFLA volunteers, who have demonstrated a long-term volunteering commitment, were recognized during a special ceremony held on Wednesday, June [...]

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Use Your Smartphone to Send a Child to Summer Camp

Use Your Smartphone to Send a Child to Summer Camp

| 2015/06/26

Text “summer” to 45678 to donate up to $20.00

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Queen’s Emeritus Professor Elected to TVN Board

Queen’s Emeritus Professor Elected to TVN Board

| 2015/06/25

Dr. Duncan Sinclair welcomed by Technology Evaluation in the Elderly Network

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Kingston School to be Named Molly Brant Elementary School

Kingston School to be Named Molly Brant Elementary School

| 2015/06/18

The new Kingston elementary school that will bring together students from First Avenue and Frontenac Public Schools will be named Molly Brant Elementary School when it opens in 2016-2017. Trustees with the Limestone District School Board decided on the name at its regular board meeting June 17. Molly Brant Elementary School was chosen from a [...]

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